Archive | June, 2011

Global debt? Send the bill to the rich!

If the world’s ultra-rich wanted to, they could totally pay off the Greek and U.S. debts, and they would still be rich. Instead, they want us to pay. Too Much, the excellent (and free) weekly newsletter published by the Institute for Policy Studies, looks at the 2011 World Wealth Report published by Capgemini SA and Merrill Lynch. […]

Continue Reading

Oceans on the brink of disaster

The rate at which carbon is being absorbed by the ocean is already far greater now than at the time of the last globally significant extinction of marine species, some 55 million years ago, when up to 50% of some groups of deep —  sea animals were wiped out. ————————- International Programme on the State […]

Continue Reading